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Program Description:


Location: Harstad, Norway


With beautiful scenery, a diverse cultural heritage and a campus located in the city center, Harstad is a student city where everything is suitable for well-being and good experiences.

UIT is the northernmost university of the world. Our location on the edge of the Arctic implies a mission. The Arctic is of increasing global importance - climate change, the exploitation of Arctic resources and environmental threats are topics of great public concern, and which UiT takes special interest in.




The programme targets students who aspire to work within marketing and communication in the future, as well as people already working within the field of marketing and communication in a company or an organisation and as such seek to develop the theoretical competence required to develop themselves and their workplace. The programme is also suitable for foreign students who want to spend one semester or an entire academic year at The Arctic University of Norway.

Students will complete the following courses during Fall Semester:

Global Marketing (MKT 466-International Marketing: 4 cr)
MKT 355-Marketing Communications: 4 cr
MKT 350-Consumer Behavior: 4 cr
MKT 499-Topics: Business-to-Business Marketing and Branding: 4 cr 

Academic Calendar





Flåtenveien Student Village
Flåtenveien is one of our most popular options for single students. The student housing is centrally located within 900 m walking distance of UiT and downtown Harstad. Flåtenveien consists of two buildings, with 42 studio apartments (bedsits) and one one-room apartment. Many have sea views. Construction was completed in autumn 1999 and the common areas were refurbished in 2008. The furniture was replaced in 2014. All apartments have access to outside storage rooms and communal laundry. A limited number of car parking spaces are available.

Local Area
The nearest neighbour is the Coop Extra supermarket. It is only a short distance to downtown Harstad and Harstad Stadion, where football and volleyball training sessions for students take place. Just a 30-minute walk away, in opposite directions, you will find two nice recreational areas: Folkeparken, which is one of Harstad’s most popular recreation areas, and Trondenes, which features a historical museum. You can also walk up to the TV tower located just above the student housing. You will be rewarded with a wonderful panoramic view of the city..



This section will explain the current costs of the program, and will also link to CGEE scholarships that will apply to this program. We will also have a note to ask their study abroad office about more details.



In general, room prices will vary from appx. $1,420-$2,300/semester.
Food is expensive in Norway, but a well-thought shopping list and an eye on daily special offers in supermarkets can save you a lot.  You should estimate to spend at least $960-$1,440/semester.





For general questions about the program and application process, contact Margaret Anderson at or stop by the CGEE office in the basement of Anderson Residence Hall, Suite 23.

For more detailed information about UiT courses, housing, etc. you may contact Elin Ryseth


Application Process


Application Process

1 October (Spring intake)
15 April (Autumn intake)

Nomination by Augsburg College is required as part of the application process, so you should make sure all of the tasks in your Global Gateway account are completed well before these deadlines.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/13/2019 12/17/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.